Gobs (aka whoopie pie, moon pie), originally uploaded by queenofthemoodswingset2.
This is mom's Gobs recipe. I am working on a substitute for the frosting, because of the raw eggs. This is also delicious with 1 tsp of Bailey's instead of vanilla.
Gobs (pennsylvania dutch recipe)
yield 5 doz.
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 tsp van
1 cup sour milk
4 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp soda
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup boiling water
Cream the crisco and sugar. Mix in wet ingredients. Mix in dry ingredients.
After you have mixed all the ingredients and the batter looks like cookie batter,
add 1 cup boiling water. It will look like cake batter. Drop dough onto cookie sheets.
bake at 375 for 12 minutes
4 tbsp water
9 tbsp sugar (1/2 cup plus tbsp)
boil it cool it
blend 1 1/3 cup Crisco
1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
Beat all the ingredients together until icing consistency.
this makes a lot of icing, you can multiply the cookies by 1 1/2 to match the icing.